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FILING CABINET

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states: 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it …
Manufacturer
KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED
Manufacturer Notes
KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LTD. WINNIPEG
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Place Of Manufacture
CANADA
Description
This all wooden brown filing cabinet has a sliding drawer with brass handle, card plate and small round tag on the front. Inside drawer has a small metal doweling running lengthwise. A 14cm by 7.5cm tattered white sticker exists on the back. It states: 'CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' and beside it 'FROM: CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS' 'STATIONERY STORES' 'VANCOUVER' 'NEW FORM 4433'. On the bottom of filing cabinet in black ink letters the following is written: MANUFACTURED BY THE KEEWATIN LUMBER CO. LIMITED' 'WINNIPEG'.
History Of Use
This all wooden filing cabinet constructed out of small boards was used on the C.N.R. for documents and files.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
37.5
Length
61
Depth
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0105.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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FILING CABINET

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Description
WOODEN FILING CABINET
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Period or Date Notes
OMENICA MASONIC LODGE
Description
WOODEN FILING CABINET
Accession No.
1971.0039.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Footstool

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Description
A metal CPR stool with four legs. On two opposite sides are two oval holes that act as handles. The stool is wider at the bottom and slowly slants inwards. The top of the stool is covered in grooved black rubber with metal screws attaching it to the metal base. The stool is splattered with green an…
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Description
A metal CPR stool with four legs. On two opposite sides are two oval holes that act as handles. The stool is wider at the bottom and slowly slants inwards. The top of the stool is covered in grooved black rubber with metal screws attaching it to the metal base. The stool is splattered with green and tan paint.
Narrative
Left in Smithers when the Royal Hudson train passed through.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Inscriptions
On two sides, underneath the handles, is "CPR"
Height
26.5
Width
Base: 43 Top: 28
Length
Base: 49 Top: 35.5
Accession No.
2016.5.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Mirror

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Description
Square mirror in wooden frame. On top of the frame is "Broughton & McNeil / General Merchandise / Head Office: Aldermere, B.C.". Along the left side is the text "Groceries / Dry Goods / Clothing / Hardware / Etc. Etc. / Branch Stores: Chicken Lake / Moricetown / Stella". Along the right side the fr…
Title
Broughton & McNeil mirror
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Start Date
1905
End Date
1912
Period or Date Notes
Aldermere townsite surveyed by 1905. Broughton & McNeil store at Chicken Lake (Lake Kathlyn) burned down and was sold to the Jennings Brothers after 1912.
Description
Square mirror in wooden frame. On top of the frame is "Broughton & McNeil / General Merchandise / Head Office: Aldermere, B.C.". Along the left side is the text "Groceries / Dry Goods / Clothing / Hardware / Etc. Etc. / Branch Stores: Chicken Lake / Moricetown / Stella". Along the right side the frame reads "Miners' / and / Prospec- / tors' / Outfitting / a / Speciality / Wholesale / and Retail / Meats". Along the bottom it reads "Proprietors / Telkwa Hotel / at Aldermere / Best Food North of Vancouver". Cardboard backing, and a small eye hook at the took for hanging.
History Of Use
Mirror was used to advertise the Broughton & McNeil stores of Aldermere, Chicken Lake (Lake Kathlyn), and Stella. Broughton & McNeil business venture was operated by Lem Broughton and Jack McNeil.
Accession No.
1971.56.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Rocking Chair

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Material
WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
Dark green wicker chair with runners.
Other Names
Chair
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Description
Dark green wicker chair with runners.
History Of Use
From Gerry Head. Gerry worked for Jim Carling in 1960 and Lena gave him this chair. Her family brought it with them from Sweden when they immigrated to the Bulkley Valley. Chair delievered by Mary-Ann Bennett.
Material
WOOD-WILLOW;
Accession No.
2010.32.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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SCHOOL DESK

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; PAINT
Description
Desk has two 138cm, black, wooden runners on the bottom connected to two cast iron braces for sides with a pivoting brown wooden seat and compartment for books. The bottom of this drawer is missing. The back of seat is a curved wooden structure . There is an additional seat on the front of the d…
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Description
Desk has two 138cm, black, wooden runners on the bottom connected to two cast iron braces for sides with a pivoting brown wooden seat and compartment for books. The bottom of this drawer is missing. The back of seat is a curved wooden structure . There is an additional seat on the front of the desk and an additional drawer compartment on the back for aligning more desks.
History Of Use
Wooden school desk was donated by Louis Schibli of School District No.53. These desks have a drawer at the front and a seat at the back as well as a full seat and work surface in the middle so when an additional desks are aligned with another desk you access the front and back creating more seating and working space.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST; PAINT
Height
83
Width
61
Length
137
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1982.0017.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Quick Women's Institute cabinet

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Date Range
ca 1930
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1257
Accession No.
1983.7
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 12x8cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1930
Geographic Access
Quick, B.C.
Notes
Photo is a modern reprint. Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Chair

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Description
Light green high back chair. The back of the chair consists of a curved panel with a floral motif. Connected to both sides of the panel are stiles that are round and plain with round finials. Bent brackets reinforce the stiles. The seat is concave near the back and curved on all sides. There are cr…
Other Names
Dining Chair
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Description
Light green high back chair. The back of the chair consists of a curved panel with a floral motif. Connected to both sides of the panel are stiles that are round and plain with round finials. Bent brackets reinforce the stiles. The seat is concave near the back and curved on all sides. There are cracks in different areas of the seat. The front legs are turned in a ring design while the back legs are plain and slanted. There are paired stretchers between the legs. The front pair of stretchers is turned in a ring design while the other pairs are plain.
History Of Use
- Information found on catalogue card December 2003 - JY
Accession No.
1971.0004.0004
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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CHAIR

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Sub-Category
FURNITURE
History Of Use
THIS CHAIR WAS APPARENTLY ORIGINALLY LOANED TO MUSEUM, THEN DONATED. AS FAR AS CAN BE DISCERNED, IT WAS ALSO ACCESSIONED AS "978.123.18". ORIGINAL INDEX CARD ALSO NOTES "BILLY KIDD WAS A LONG-TIME RESIDENT AND FARMER IN THE B.V. AREA WHO WAS VERY ACTIVE WITH THE FALL FAIR ACTIVITIES."
Accession No.
1977.0123.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Hope Chest

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Description
Cedar hope chest belonging to Josephine Pauline Sait. Donated to the BV Museum in the name of Frederick James Sait and Josephine Pauline Sait. Note: the chest includes a key.
Other Names
Cedar Hope Chest
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Period or Date Notes
[1917]
Description
Cedar hope chest belonging to Josephine Pauline Sait. Donated to the BV Museum in the name of Frederick James Sait and Josephine Pauline Sait. Note: the chest includes a key.
History Of Use
The hope chest was made sometime around 1917, when Josephine Roccia was married to Frederick Sait. The couple lived in New Hazelton. Josephine made dish cloths and tea towels out of flour sacks and kept them in the chest. See bio attached to accession sheet for further info.
Height
24
Width
24
Length
48
Accession No.
2013.1.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Mirror

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Description
A mirror with a frame of finished wood painted a pale yellow/cream colour.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
FURNITURE
Description
A mirror with a frame of finished wood painted a pale yellow/cream colour.
History Of Use
Mirror was found at the Old Church at the corner of King and 2nd Ave.
Height
50
Width
10
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimension includes frame
Accession No.
2004.33.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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4/5 Quart Wine Bottle

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Material
GLASS
Description
Green glass wine bottle with 4/5 Quart repeated four times around the base.
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Green glass wine bottle with 4/5 Quart repeated four times around the base.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.25
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Ashtray

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Material
GLASS
Description
Small clear glass ashtray. Square in shape with a circular impression in the centre. Printed onto the bottom in red is a circular logo that reads: "Compliments Of / Martin Electric / Sales / Phone: 358 / Smithers, B.C."
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Place Used
Smithers, B.C.
Description
Small clear glass ashtray. Square in shape with a circular impression in the centre. Printed onto the bottom in red is a circular logo that reads: "Compliments Of / Martin Electric / Sales / Phone: 358 / Smithers, B.C."
History Of Use
Item was found by donor while cleaning her house; possibly belonged to her parents.
Material
GLASS
Height
1.8
Width
9
Length
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2018.72.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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BATHTUB

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ENAMEL; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
Large metallic bathtub is royal blue on the outside with a 9cm wooden ledge on top and a white interior. There are four curved claw legs supporting bathtub on the bottom. Three holes exist in the tub for faucet and tap fixtures and drain hole is chipped and irregularly shaped. There are two weld…
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
PLUMBING DEVICE
Description
Large metallic bathtub is royal blue on the outside with a 9cm wooden ledge on top and a white interior. There are four curved claw legs supporting bathtub on the bottom. Three holes exist in the tub for faucet and tap fixtures and drain hole is chipped and irregularly shaped. There are two weld seams in the bathtub.
History Of Use
Bathtub belonged to Jack Greene.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ENAMEL; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Height
52
Width
28
Length
152
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.0140.0025
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Blanket

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Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Description
Red wool blanket with black stripes at either end. Small tassels throughout.
Title
Wool Blanket
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
BEDDING
Description
Red wool blanket with black stripes at either end. Small tassels throughout.
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.102.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Blanket

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Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Description
A red thin wool blanket. Has black stitching on one end. No edging on the other end. Pattern on each end has 7 rows of black design. There are 6 knots of coloured wool close to the edges which may indicate that something was attached at one time. There is one hole that was repaired by owner.
Original Owner
Edward and Cecilia Nelson
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
BEDDING
Description
A red thin wool blanket. Has black stitching on one end. No edging on the other end. Pattern on each end has 7 rows of black design. There are 6 knots of coloured wool close to the edges which may indicate that something was attached at one time. There is one hole that was repaired by owner.
History Of Use
This red blanket is typical of the ones sold by the Hudson's Bay Company that was located in the Bulkley Valley. Blankets like these were used by trappers, hunters, travellers by canoe, dog sled, and by Engineers and Surveyors. Letters from 1981 and 1982 from Ruth Nelson Berry state that the blanket was given to her parents, Edward and Cecilia Nelson in lieu of payment for a room by an elderly prospector who boarded with them in Smithers in 1913. The Nelson house was build on what would become 3719 Alfred Avenue and was still standing in 1981. P1182 features Nelson's wedding photograph.
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Width
168
Length
185
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.5.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Blanket

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Description
Brown blanket with green checkered pattern and red edges. "Grand Trunk Pacific" stitched in cursive writing.
Title
Grand Trunk Pacific Blanket
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
BEDDING
Description
Brown blanket with green checkered pattern and red edges. "Grand Trunk Pacific" stitched in cursive writing.
Accession No.
1986.4.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Bowl

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM;
Description
Large aluminum bowl shaped stand with two handles.
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
FOOD PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large aluminum bowl shaped stand with two handles.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-ALUMINUM;
Height
14.5
Diameter
24
Circumference
77
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2000.14.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Brown Glass Bottle

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Description
Brown glass, possible a medical bottle, picture of cod liver fish on bottle
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Brown glass, possible a medical bottle, picture of cod liver fish on bottle
Accession No.
2009.27.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Candle Holder

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-LEAD;
Description
Miniature, black candle holder. Has a small bell shaped top to put candle in. Below this is a slim stem that flares out at the bottom to a square base. Possibly a game piece (eg: Monopoly) or a miniature accessory for a dollhouse
Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Miniature, black candle holder. Has a small bell shaped top to put candle in. Below this is a slim stem that flares out at the bottom to a square base. Possibly a game piece (eg: Monopoly) or a miniature accessory for a dollhouse
Material
METAL/ALLOY-LEAD;
Height
4.1
Length
4.4cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.24
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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